character evidence

Definition of "character evidence"
  1. Information pertaining to a person's specific qualities such as honesty or peace, which is used in court proceedings involving a party or witness
How to use "character evidence" in a sentence
  1. In the trial, the defense team presented character evidence to portray their client as a peaceful and honest individual.
  2. The judge decided to allow the use of character evidence to provide insight into the witness's honesty.
  3. They were unable to use character evidence in the case as it was not relevant to the charges.

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